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UT Southwestern Archives

The UT Southwestern Archives collects and preserves photographs, publications and unpublished papers which document the history of:

  • UT Southwestern and its predecessor institutions (e.g., Southwestern Medical College)
  • The University Hospitals
  • The careers of notable campus individuals
  • Parkland Hospital (UT Southwestern's long-time teaching hospital)

Over 600 photos from the Archives are available online in the "UT Southwestern Images, 1943-Present" collection, which is a part of the UT Southwestern Image Archives. A photo chronology of UT Southwestern is also presented in the "UT Southwestern Timeline in Photos." On-campus or VPN access only To request copies of digital images from the UT Southwestern Image Archives, use the Digital Image Request Form.

Archives materials are organized into collections based on subject matter. Each collection has a guide (also known as a finding aid) listing its content. Guides are listed below, along with the dates covered by each collection:

Collection Guides
UT Southwestern Collection,
1943 to present
UT Southwestern News & Publications Collection,
1968 - Present
St. Paul Hospital Collection,
1894 - 2004; later items in UT Southwestern Collection
Zale Lipshy Hospital Collection,
1984 - 2004; later items in UT Southwestern Collection
Parkland Hospital Collection,
1894 - present

Guides to additional collections (in alphabetical order):

Digitized documents and photos:

Books about UT Southwestern:


Donations of items to the Archives are welcomed; contact Cameron Kainerstorfer to discuss a donation. For more information on the Archives, or to visit the Archives, contact Cameron Kainerstorfer at 214-648-7675 or—in her absence—Library Administration at 214-648-2626.

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